Dental Hygienists Salary Information in Utah

The average annual and hourly salaries for dental hygienists in the state of Utah are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of dental hygienists among Utah cities is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Dental Hygienists in Utah

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$52,580
25th Percentile Wage
$64,420
50th Percentile Wage
$71,760
75th Percentile Wage
$78,550
90th Percentile Wage
$84,270

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for dental hygienists in Utah in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $84,270. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $71,760. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $52,580.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of dental hygienists from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$71,760
0.96% 5.55%
2016
$71,070
-0.11% -
2015
$71,150
2.21% -
2014
$69,580
0.72% -
2013
$69,080
1.88% -
2012
$67,780
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Dental Hygienists in Utah Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of dental hygienists in some Utah cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of dental hygienists in state of Utah ranges from $59,860 to $74,460. The highest paying area for dental hygienists in Utah is Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $74,460. The second highest paying city/area in Utah State is Ogden-Clearfield (mean annual salary $73,130). The lowest paying area is Logan with a median annual salary of $59,860.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area
$74,460
Ogden-Clearfield
$73,130
West Central Utah nonmetropolitan area
$72,060
Salt Lake City
$71,930
Provo-Orem
$71,920
St George
$68,310
Northern Utah nonmetropolitan area
$65,420
South Western Utah nonmetropolitan area
$60,550
Logan
$59,860




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